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Tag: Creepy

Boston Dynamics Releases Official Footage of Handle Robot

Boston Dynamics Releases Official Footage of Handle Robot
You might remember that leaked footage of Boston Dynamics’ latest killer robot, Handle. Well now they’ve released an official video of Handle so we can all be officially terrified. This wheel-legged robot is the stuff of nightmares.

Disney’s Animatronic Avatar Robot Is Impressive and Scary

Disney’s Animatronic Avatar Robot Is Impressive and Scary
Disney has been working for quite some time on an Avatar themed attraction, and they recently gave the world its first look at one of the animatronic Na’vi characters from the upcoming Pandora attraction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida.

Feisty Pets Are All Cute, Then RAWRRRRR!

Feisty Pets Are All Cute, Then RAWRRRRR!
Growing up, we had this tiny fluffy Maltese dog, and it was a vindictive little asshole. If you made him mad, he would creep up on the back of the couch all lovie dovie, nuzzle your ear, and then bite the shit out of your neck.

Teddy Ruxpin Gets Torn Down

Teddy Ruxpin Gets Torn Down
Dan and Lincoln Markham from the What’s Inside? channel like to cut things apart to see what their guts look like. This time, they decided to disassemble an original 1985 Teddy Ruxpin talking bear using knives and a sledgehammer to reveal the toy’s innards. 

Monstrous Machine Has Dried Squirrel Eyes and Deadly Rotary Jaws

Monstrous Machine Has Dried Squirrel Eyes and Deadly Rotary Jaws
Survival Research Labs founder Mark Pauline has made a crazy machine that features rotary jaws and eyeballs made from dried squirrels encased in rotating glass orbs. Yes, you read that right. This monstrosity is simultaneously silly and terrifying.

These Cute Cartoon Characters are Now Totally Horrifying

These Cute Cartoon Characters are Now Totally Horrifying
Every so often we come across something truly horrifying, like this series of illustrations from the twisted mind of artist Disse86. Seriously, we’re talking twisted like a pretzel. No, twisted like a factory full of pretzels all tangled together.

This Walking Mechanical Skull Your Daily Nightmare Fuel

This Walking Mechanical Skull Your Daily Nightmare Fuel
This is the creepiest thing you will see all day. I promise. This mechanical skull comes from Japanese sculptor Y Nakajima, and is inspired by Theo Jansen’s Strandbeest. I’m telling you now, don’t watch unless you want to have nightmares. 

This Robot Skeleton is Driven by Artificial Muscles

This Robot Skeleton is Driven by Artificial Muscles
This may be the first giant step toward a world full of human-like robots that hunt down humans like Terminators. I hope there’s a John Connor out there somewhere. The Suzumori Endo Robotics Laboratory has created artificial multifilament muscles and attached them to a human skeleton to allow for smooth motion.

This Strandbeest Inspired Bike Is a Slow Ride

This Strandbeest Inspired Bike Is a Slow Ride
This is the sort of nightmarish bike H.R. Giger might sell you if he owned a creepy bike store. It’s slow, creepy and inspired by the Theo Jansen’s Strandbeest. This thing was built by California art and engineering collective CARV.

DIY Half-Life 2 City Scanner Drone: Crowbar Not Included

DIY Half-Life 2 City Scanner Drone: Crowbar Not Included
I am a big fan of the Half-Life franchise and like most fans, I am still pissed that we haven’t seen a new Half-Life game in years. I have lots of memories of playing that game and smashing stuff with my crowbar.

Gigantic Stick Bug is 2-Feet of Nope

Gigantic Stick Bug is 2-Feet of Nope
A group of Chinese scientists were on a field trip to the Guangxi Zhuang region of China in 2014 and discovered this gigantic bug. The beast is 62.4cm long, or a bit over two feet. It looks like some sort of irradiated friend of Godzilla to me.

Man Builds Robot That Looks Like Scarlett Johansson: RoboScarJo

Man Builds Robot That Looks Like Scarlett Johansson: RoboScarJo
The wonders of modern technology. These days if you are lonely, you can build yourself a robot bride. You probably shouldn’t, but you can if you want to. And if you do, why not build one that looks like your favorite movie star Scarlett Johansson?

Alien Queen Piggy Bank: In Space, No One Can Hear You Spend

Alien Queen Piggy Bank: In Space, No One Can Hear You Spend
Normally when I want to save my quarters, I just toss them in this jar my wife has on the nightstand, or I just leave them in my pockets so they can fall out in the dryer and make an incredible racket.

Child’s Play Good Guys Talking Doll: Friends to the End

Child’s Play Good Guys Talking Doll: Friends to the End
Growing up, I was seriously creeped out by the original Child’s Play. The franchise got pretty cheesy after that. Once Child’s Play hit the theaters, I never looked at my brother’s My Buddy doll the same way again.

This Humanoid Robot Wants Us Dead

This Humanoid Robot Wants Us Dead
It’s no secret that robots want us dead so they can have the planet for themselves, but most are not as vocal about it as this humanoid robot from Hanson Robotics. This is apparently their latest and most advanced humanoid robot, Sophia.

Singapore Creates Lifelike Receptionist Android

Singapore Creates Lifelike Receptionist Android
It’s getting harder and harder to pick an android out of the crowd. Look at the image here. That’s a pretty lifelike android. It’s name is Nadine and it is the creation of Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, which specializes in robotics and their social interactions with humans.